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american cities, including pittsburgh and new york. man: new york city went to philadelphia and said, "you know, we're thinking of developing a hudson river water supply -- what do you suggest we do?" and they said, "we've had "a lot of problems on the schuylkill. "don't go to the hudson river. go to the upland and work by gravity." and that's what new york city did. they first went to the hudson highlands, but 150 years later, it went to the delaware highlands. and really diverted the water that normally went to philadelphia to new york city. i don't think they anticipated that. narrator: the majority of new york city's drinking water comes from watersheds in upstate new york. a watershed is the area of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water. mountains act as a funnel to feed rivers and lakes. and in this case, reservoirs. in the new york city system, water is collected and stored in 19 reservoirs, which can hold more than a year's supply -- over 580 billion gallons of water. almost all of the system is fed by gravity, without the use of energy-consum
have 16,000 of them. we have about 54,000 drinking water systems. narrator: issues facing new york city are very different from those in los angeles. and challenges facing small towns are very different from those in metropolitan areas. man: we have to have water supply for health purposes, for fire protection, and the economy. without it, things simply can't exist. woman: we have good health in this country, in part, because we have clean water. and we shouldn't forget that, and we shouldn't take it for granted. melosi: in the late 19th century, serious waterborne disease epidemics were having devastating effects. roy: but then, in the early 1900s, we began to treat our water. and since then, we've seen a rapid decline in the incidence of waterborne disease. narrator: most cities treat drinking water through filtration, chlorination, and sometimes ozonation to kill pathogens in the source supply. these are complex treatment plants that cost millions of dollars to operate, but are necessary for our wellbeing. the treatment of drinking water has been called one of the greatest public hea
with us. it is 26 after the top of the hour. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is at it again raising lunch prices on students. wait until you hear the reason why. talk about road rage. two nascar drivers turn a pit stop into a brawl. look at that. first on this day in history back in 2003 doby keith had his third straight number one country album. [ male announcer ] when was the last time something made your jaw drop? campbell's has 24 new soups that will make it drop over, and over again. ♪ from jammin' jerk chicken, to creamy gouda bisque. see what's new from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >> welcome back to "fox & friends first". i am health irresponsibility nauert. >> i am ainsley earhardt. the scandal involving former cia director david petraeus continues to unfold this morning. we now know the target of the threatening e-mails that prompted the investigation we know her identity. >> there are some concerns over whether petraeus' mistress knew state secrets. doug luzader joins us with the latest. >> what we are learning now is the affair between david petraeus and
across the northeast. in 1821 a hurricane hit new york city and the flooding was so severe that the east and hudson rivers merged. flooding lower manhattan up to canal street. another hurricane wiped away a resort island off the rocaway. dozens of hurricanes and tropical storms have created havoc across new york and new jersey. one of them was in 1992. here is faith banters report. >> reporter: in a city that has seen just about anything, most new yorkers have never seen anything like this. this is fdr drive on new york's east side completely under water. rescue workers have to dawn scuba gear to rescue people. walking was just as hazardous with winds gusting up to 70 miles per hour in this torrential rainfall. the fierce storm closed down the staten island ferry, the statute of liberty and the subway system. most commuters trains were stopped in their tracks or delayed stranding hundreds of thousands in the city. even new york's laguardia airport sucomb to mother nature's wrath. >> we have a mess. >> reporter: the entire atlantic seaboard got pounded by hurricane like winds of up to 90
with no american troops fighting in iraq. >>> and this is video from the new york city veterans day parade. thousands lined the streets of manhattan sunday for the parade cheering and waving a flag. volunteers also collected winter coats for those in need nearly two weeks after storm sandy hit the area. >>> the hunt continues for the gunman who shot a taco bell manager in columbia, maryland. howard county police say two men confronted the manager outside the restaurant on minstrel way early yesterday and shot him several times. frantic employees ducked for cover and called police. the manager is hospitalized in critical condition. >>> a protest in florida was held on behalf of a man from bethesda, maryland. demonstrators gathered in west palm beach where the national symphony of cuba was making its first u.s. tour. they're protesting the imprisonment of bethesda resident alan gross. he's serving a 15-year sentence on charges he was trying to undermine the cuban government. he said he was only trying to provide internet service to cuba's small jewish community. >>> homeland security secreta
new york city -- the mayor did endorse utilizing companies in the sharing space. i am really excited to be here tonight working with the mayor's office because i think it is a tremendous step in the right direction. and the fact that so many collaborative consumption companies are born here. we, as a city, should really be the leadership model in the space. >> i think, for us, there are currently right now less direct regulatory concerns, but i imagine more will emerge. i think that legitimacy and credibility to create programs that the city can actually sanction these types of businesses because we are not 84 provider. our providers are not for operators. they are individuals leveraging a platform. really looking at those nuances, but also finding a way to make this credible. i think trust is a big issue in our community, and for people to understand the you do not have to use the hotel concierge or go on a doctor or to be safe in san francisco. >> i think our city leadership has learned quite a bit through this panel and through the previous discussion. for me, -- and i think for t
has died of injuries from a fall as sandy hit new york, bringing the city's death toll to 43. janet napolitano visited with disaster relief workers in new york, reaffirming her commitment to be with those in need for the duration. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is bill karins. very good morning to you. >> you have a good weekend? >> i did. it was nonexistent. it's coming up, actually. >> i understand that. some of us work weekends every now and then. here's what we're looking at today. big temperature contrast across the country. not going to have any devastating storms, but we will see a change of weather. the mild air still exists on the eastern seaboard after a beautiful sunday and a cold blast of air is coming down from the northern plains and sweeping across the country. ahead of this, a front. we have a large area of rain that went through chicago last night during that football game and it continues here to push through memphis and now eventually towards the nashville area. you can see a few lightning strikes here through central mississippi an
for the largest veterans day parade in the nation. ♪ first we're going to take you to new york city. veterans were praised for their work in helping recovery efforts after superstorm sandy. now to washington, president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington cemetery. >> this is the first veterans day in a decade in which there are no american troops fighting and dying in iraq. [ applause ] 33,000 of our troops have now returned from afghanistan, and the transition there is under way. after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. >> president obama says returning veterans deserve quality care to deal with physical and psychological war wounds. >>> more than 60 years ago a world war ii soldier composed a symphony detailing the story of the war and the peace that followed. but for years the music sat on a shelf collecting dust. now that 93-year-old veteran is getting to hear the first live performance of the work he created decades ago. >> my name is harold van buglun and my age is 93, and i am a veteran of world war ii. in 1945 i was stationed in new orleans, louisiana, at
in the dark and the cold is the new york city neighborhood of belle harbor. it's a community of only a few thousand, but it has seen much more than its share of tragedy. a lot of its residents are cops and firemen, and many were lost on 9/11. then two months later, in 2001, a jumbo jet crashed into the community. now, the storm has swept away a great deal of belle harbor, but it did not take way the grit of the people who always reach out for one another. this was the moment, captured on a phone, when many in belle harbor thought fate would finally take their town. >> susan brady: we were terrified when the fire started, because we watched the houses on the next block go up one after another, and the fire department couldn't get here because the water was so high. >> pelley: the water was six feet high at susan brady's porch when her son shot this video, the moment the neighborhood was squeezed into a narrow space between drowning and burning. >> brian brady: the water was breaking on the back deck. it was coming through the basement windows, the garage. the kitchen window shattered in the
customers in new york city without power. 14,000 new jersey residents are still without electricity. residents and government officials are outraged. >> and also details on the latest of the resignation of cia director david the trans. >> as more facts emerge about the circumstances that cost cia director his job so do the questions. >> i have questions about the whole matter. >> like who knew what, when, about the fbi investigation into a complaint that his biographer, paul of /+;a ////pua broadwell send harassing e- mails to a woman. according to a u.s. official it was that probe that relieved an affair between the two of them. director of national intelligence james clapper learned of the investigation in a phone call from the fbi on election night. the white house is according to senior intelligence official but it's unclear when the fbi probe began. >> the fbi director had the obligation to tell the president or the national security council at the earliest state so it seems to be going on for several months, and yet know it appears that they're seeing the fbi did not realize u
to put their lives back together. more than 100,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey are without electricity as they struggle to rebuild. a 77-year-old man has died from injuries from a fall brunging the city's death toll to 43. homeland security secretary janet nah pop politan know has reaffirmed her commitment to be with those for the duration. now for a look at the weather here is nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. give me good news. >> that's depends where you are in the west. >> i want sunshine. >> go south. the northwest isn't pretty. rain and snow in many areas of washington state and oregon state. look at the radar. the green shows you where the rain is. the white is the snow and the cold air trying to hang tough. northern idaho and spokane dealing with snow. in spokane, you could end up with an inch or two. temperatures should warm up during the day. looks like we're just about done with it in areas near yakima. portland, looking at mostly just rain and scattered showers around seattle. as far as snow accumulations go, additional
. >>> first new york city bans trans fats and giant sodas. now los angeles is encouraging meatless mondays. the l.a. city council adopted a resolution encouraging people to go vegetarian on mondays. it's not a law. it is all on a voluntary basis. the plan is to help reduce the intake of saturated fats. >> that's not bad. >> a healthy move. >>> a cat returned as if by magic. we'll have his remarkable reunion six years in the making just ahead. >>> welcome back now. taking a lovely live look over mt. tam. a beautiful day shaping up. a touch warmer than yesterday. the climb is on through thursday. the 70s return. friday into the weekend, the rain comes back into the mix. we're talking about heavy showers sunday into monday. back to you guys. >>> thank you, christina. we end with a remarkable reunion with a missing cat in the bay area. >> a missing cat gone for six years. they finally found him. it was by magic. the feline's name is magic. he went missing when his homeowner moved from cupertino to los altos. he put up signs, but no sign of him. six years later, a man saw him and called animal
will be seeing rain across the new york city area. >> warmed up quite a bit here on the east coast. now that will collide with the next system. >> doesn't seem like that will be a big concern in new york city. the big story will be the colder air behind it and sandy will be without power. >> let's talk about them. pi people who live there from staten island new york to help those recovering from super storm sandy. kindness new yorkers showed them in their time of need. we have more. >>> stal staten island hundreds of homes hit. they are working hard. >> flood waters reached above the windows inside randy's house. several people he didn't even know helped him clean up the debris. >> touching, heartwarming is not near enough a word to describe how you feel when these things are going on. people took time-out of their life to help. >> thank you very much. >> he was also feeling overwhelmed debris every where in the backyard. then this group just showed up and started cleaning. >> among the hundreds of workers and volunteers who come to staten island today and there are hundreds assisting
of iwo jima. >>> to new york city where people spent the weekend honoring veterans. this is manhattan for the annual veterans parade. this year's event not only paid tribute to the military but organizers promoted it as rally for sandy victims as well. volunteers at the parade collected winter coats for those in need and nearly two weeks after the storm. >>> president obama also paid tribute to men and women who served our country. the president and first lady spent the morning at arlington national cemetery. he laid a wreath on the tomb of the enknown soldier. president o-- unknown soldier. he praise consider -- president obama praised military personnel and their family for sacrifices and say armed forces deserve more than a single day of commemoration. most of us know somebody who served in the armed forces so abc2 news is saluting veterans and we want to know who you are honoring. >> head to aby -- abc2 now is.com/facebook and let us know how you plan to commemorate the day. >>> other top stories on this monday. a late night shooting a at taco bell in columbia during the weekend a
york city was the site of another parade. thousands of people lined the street office manhattan, waving flags and giving others a boost so they can see the marching soldiered. the parade was promoted as a rally for storm victims and winter coats were collected. >>> the adjustment back to civilian life can prove to be difficult but there is help for the nation's veterans. we're live with a look at what two groups are doing to make a difference. >> here at adobe systems some veterans took part in a program that helps them upgrade their military technical skills in order to get a job in the bay area high-tech industry. and across town, chronically homeless and disabled vets may soon get a permanent roof over their heads. >> former marine served a tour in iraq and one in afghanistan. he is take can part in the vehicle to tech hack-a-thon. he was trained as a network engineer but the training he learned is uses in a high to go industry. >> i've one told it's outdated, military background, the software and everything i worked with. >> the program is the brain childhood of catherine webster. s
anything we're have to rethink what we're doing. everybody points to new york city as an example of what is right with the cab industry. you have an area half of the size of san francisco. you have 10 times the number of cabs. i was there in may and i took a lot of cabs and i always talk to the drivers and they average about $27,000 a year because the medallions are out of the range of them afford one. they work long hours. it's a great town to get a cab in but a bad town to drive a taxi in. i was asked twice where are we going? we're going to tenth and 40th and you don't know how to get there. that's horrible and if they take the medallions and give them to the company over time this is a [inaudible] dollar an hour of job and 20 years from now when everyone is wondering what happened to the cab industry and you guys are our only hob at the moment and we're asking to you take a look at this. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> ladies and gentlemen, good evening. my name is ms. macary and have been driving 33 years in san francisco, and i have a question for you guys. this cab
degrees in chicago, 7 in denver, minus 5 in winnipeg, 8 in new york city, and 16 in toronto. that will be coming down as the system passes. but as i say, we should be seeing things getting back to normal as we head toward the end of the week. all right. europe is seeing some pretty blustery conditions across the north. we've got a couple of low-pressure systems. this one for the atlantic is going to be spreading in some heavy rain to parts of scotland as well as northern ireland and up across the western coast of norway, you could see some snow in the upper elevations, as well. heavy rain has been focusing on austria and northern italy. now, that is startling to settle down and that is good news. venice is under water, as i'm sure you saw the video we had and pictures. very severe picture there. but the rain is easing up, so that's certainly good news. however, things will remain fairly unsettled. heavy rain across northern algeria could freed lede to flashflooding and we could see hail as well. temperatures across europe. 13 degrees in london, we're seeing 10 in paris, arou
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the regulations in new york city. that is another market we're in. we're looking forward to allowing san francisco to lead the way by showing the impact our platform can have. we are also really concerned with the tax issue as well. so far, the tax code is really segmented largely for personal and business taxes. the sharing economy presents a nuanced situation. individuals are not businesses but are enjoying a new stream of income. we are interested in having that conversation in a way where we can use the new economy to benefit the city as well as individuals who are proactively taking all entrepreneurship in their own hands to leverage their own resources and knowledge to supplement their income. >> at task rabbit, we're looking to partner with the city and generate more awareness around what we do and how consumers and small businesses can get involved. we have a lot of small businesses utilizing the network as a delivery force or on demand labor force, particularly with seasonal businesses. they do not want to have to hire a bunch of full-time employees for a month or two of work. they're abl
new york city's mayor to call upon the national guard for help. liz macdonald is joining us live from belle harbor all day with the very latest. this is an area hit very hard. liz, what is the latest? >> that's right, david and sandra. the national guard was taking along with paramedics doing door-to-door search and rescue operation to pull people out of theirs homes because the temperature is dropping. we see st. francis of sale and church grammar school. up to 10,000 people a day are getting relief from this volunteer grassroots disaster relief operation. they're getting food and coats. i seen children without shoes on. a guy showed up with his two yearly daughter with bronchitis, he didn't want to go back to his house without power and heat. we're seeing lines continue throughout the day. i have got a treat for you, david, and i got a treat for you, sandy. david's son is in the marines. sandra i think your grandfather is an admiral. we have a operation called team rubicon, they basically organized, they're the first responder group that organized first-responders. ford and pete, te
to be seeing rain across the new york city area. >> harris: yeah, it had warmed up quite a bit on the east coast and now i guess it's going to collide with the next system. every time i hear that i get nervous with the systems colliding. >> that's right, the severe weather risk, but couldn't seem like that will be a concern in new york city, the big story is the cooler air behind it and the victims from sandy still without power. >> harris: thank you very much, maria. in fact, let's talk about them right now. people who lived through hurricane katrina know a thing or two about getting back on your feet. so, hundreds of them packed up and drove east to staten island, new york, to help those recovering from superstorm sandy. they say they're just returning the kindness that so many new yorkers showed them in their time of need. dan bowens of wnyw has more. >> new york, staten island, sandy ruined hundreds of homes and we found volunteers working hard to pick up the pieces. >> and the water height is where this is. >> flood waters reached above the windows inside randy's house and several peo
tomorrow. no word on what will happen to a similar gas rationing plan in new york city and on long island. that started last friday and remains in place toght. >>> three navy ships are back in virginia tonight after helping the northeast part of the country recover from that storm. two ships are based in norfolk, one in virginia beach. the ships were used as a landing platform during search and recovery missions. the servicemen and women worked on restoration efforts in staten island, new york city and on new jersey's barrier islands. the crew also repaired the hoboken ferry terminal. >>> america spent the day honoring the nation's veterans one day after the official veterans day holiday. in dallas, hundreds lined the street for the annual veterans day parade. a similar scene played out this morning in the military town of virginia beach. that city hosted its 42nd annual veterans day parade. one of the biggest veterans day parades in the country. >>> the federal government is giving up on a move to take over the local world war i memorial op the national mall and turn it into a national m
. >>> secretary of homeland security janet napolitano visited new york city on sunday and toured staten island. she told state and local officials her department and fema are committed to helping everyone in the region who are impacted by super storm sandy. >> the number one issue as we move forward is the housing. now finally identifying those houses susceptible to quick repair and then helping people get those quick repairs so they can get back in and begin the cleanout process and the like. >> staten island was particularly hard hit by the huge storm. >>> the man suspected in rape cases alog the east coast says he doesn't know -- along the east coast says he doesn't know why he couldn't stop attacking women for nearly two decades. his unusual pretrial confessions offer the first real picture of the man who eluded police for decades and he made these confessions over the phone from his jail cell to washington reporter josh white. at one point he says he needs help with this problem, i don't think i'm crazy but something is wrong with me. josh, thank you for being with us. first, how did you
said gas supplies are now filled. no word on what will happen in new york city and long island that started last friday and remains in place. >>> taking a live look outside right now. rain is en route, folks, and we could also hear the rumble of thunder. >> veronica johnson has the latest on that. >> that's right, guys. big changes coming for sure. now with the clouds, you might say our weather has turned a little sour outside. we've got clouds already here. 72, that was our high today. that was at 2:00. we had 65 and 71 saturday and sunday. now with the clouds and with a very strong weather front i'm keeping an eye on, we'll see big changes with the temperatures. the leading edge of the rain coming through areas of west virginia and coming through the back edge, kentucky and central tennessee as well as ohio. we're going to have a couple of hours here of rain that's going to arrive late tonight. we're going to talk temperatures coming up. at least as far as your evening goes, the temperatures will hit 63 by 7:00, 62 degrees at 9:00. 59 by 11:00 p.m. we'll talk about how long t
with the city of new york. this morning we'll ask him why he won't give up outtakes and other material. now it's time for health watch. holly philips has the ricks on a high sodium diet. >> good morning in today's health watch pass on the salt. recent reports may have toledo confusion about the amount of salt you should have in your diet. a new study reveals limiting your salt intake. factors would benefit from lowering salt consumption to 1500 milligrams per day. that's the equivalent of less than a teaspoon. for some people salt increases blood pressure because it holds excess fluid in the body. it forces the heart to work harder to pump blood throughout the body. one in three americans have high blood pressure a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. if your blood pressure is 120 over 80 or above your doctor will advice a lower salt diet. skip the table salt but most come from packaged processed food so read be labels carefully. most americans eat more than double the amount of recommended salt daily but a little planning and will power we can shake the salt habit. i'm dr. holly ph
it is fox news studios in new york city. i have a great new recipe i tried out this week for fryed crow. i have been eating a lot of that lately. like a lot of conservatives across the land, i thought romney would be elected president and i was wrong so were most of the conservative observers and comment ators. let's be clear it was not the choice i was hoping for, but you know what, we did it without blood shed and bullets and people with boots and badges dragging us in the streets. hand ringing begins as republicans complain about the campaign or mitt romney himself. romny earned the primary and he and his campaign team gave it all they had. i don't agree that the obama message of bigger government and more taxes won. it was not an election of message. but the machinery to get out the votes for president obama and it was a masterful and methodical effort. >> as i listen to fellow television and radio talk show host or read the opinion colupes of those who excoreated romney. if you were not critical about mitt romney the day before the election, don't be critical and a phony the day after
. >> it was a big night last night. i stayed up till like 9:30, it was wild. look out, new york city. >> did you set your alarm? >> sadly i woke up. i woke up without an alarm. >> you had a big day yesterday celebrating veterans day. >> today's the big observance. i was out marching in the parade here in new york city with a group that my wife and i have worked a lot with called operation manned, a great group out of ucla medical center who does reconstructive surgery for soldiers badly wounded by ieds and i was proud and honored to be able to march with them yesterday. very cool. >> wow. >> very cool. >> our next take two, if you will, hillary's next move. >> there's this piece, a lot of people are talking about it in the "new york times" yesterday written by gail collins did, an interview with hillary clinton in which secretary clinton talked about life after her job as secretary of state. the first question everyone asks is will you run for president? >> right. >> and she said can i get five minutes to catch my breath before you start asking me this. >> deserves a break, right? >> she transitions
component to some of the issues in terms of getting gasoline to new york city and other areas has really reconciled itself. if you want to take a look at crude in general, the energy space in general, net, net, there will be some problems the next 4 to 6 weeks. i tend to be bearish the s&p right now. cheryl: it's going to be a very interesting trading week. gentlemen, thanks to all of you. appreciate it. thanks for joining us on this veteran's day. >>> my next guest is helping his clients balance portfolios in what he says is a very uncertain time. personal wealth advisors chairman is now here in a fox business exclusive. volatility, tim, it is all about volatility. you say get ready for the ride. >> i do. for a number of reasons, first we're now about to go through hopefully budget and deficit and fiscal cliff discussion which means anticipating how that might go knowing the tax rates are going up effective january 1st will cause many investors and business owners to be uncertain as they plan their future business plans going into 2013 and 14. cheryl: are you likening the pending fiscal
, the death toll from the superstorm sandy here in new york city has risen to 43. and that additional person was a 77-year-old man who lived in this far rockaway community who died at a hospital as a result of the injuries he suffered after falling down the stairs. and you've mentioned that it's dangerous to get around. that's absolutely right. there is a very thick fog here. even a blowing mist that possibly you can see on the camera. you can't see really five, ten feet in front of the vehicle as you're driving through this community. now imagine the eight-foot sand dunes in the middle of the street from the sand that washed in from the storm just about two weeks ago. two elements of good news. first, the temperatures aren't as frigid as they have been after that snowstorm came through a few days ago. and, you can see over my shoulder, power is back on for some in this community. while on this side of the street there are lights for these people who are waking up in this community, but just take a few steps with me over here and i'll show you that this apartment building over here is still
. the group has dozens of relief centers across new york city and a stream of volunteers who are shuttled out to the most desperate areas. occupy has even supplied residents with hot meals, batteries and blankets while nurses check on the elderly. jenna: not bad. do something that could help somebody. word hostess is on strike, that cop that makes twinkies is in jeopardy. patti ann has the details. >> reporter: it started when hostess imposed a contract that would cut wages by 8%. the bakers union said the contract would cut benefits by 32%. so the workers launched a strike on friday and yesterday they formed a picket line at the company's plant in sack crow man at the, california. hostess has gone bankrupt twice -- sacramento. the ceo says if the strike continues there is certainly risk that hostess will go out of business. the company makes twinkies wonder bread and other baked goods, lost market share in the 1980s and '90s as moms became more health-conscious. several hundred workers at a hostess plant in northeast filth definitely are off the job today. they say they are honoring the bake
far from the studio in new york city of a massive traffic accident. patti ann brown watching it from the newsroom. >> reporter: 17 people were reportedly injured, two of them serious seriously, when two buses collided outside the lincoln tunnel in new jersey. three passengers were taken out of the buses strapped to backboard and the crash closed the outbound lanes of lincoln tunnel for nearly three hours. this at a time when commuting to manhattan is still difficult in the aftermath of sandy. a new jersey transit spokesman that a marked trail ways bus rear-ended a bus in the express bus lane heading into manhattan. there is speculation that the accident may have been caused in part by heavy fog. it backed up eastbound traffic toward the lincoln tunnel toward the jersey turnpike to plaza, exit 16 and route 3. service was running on delays of 60 to 90 minutes. the accident caused residual delays on local highways. port authority police are investigating the crash, jenna. jenna: we should talk to crewmembers who had a hard time getting in because of this. backed up a lot of the city. pa
that little break. new york city will make it to 65. 66, d.c. but look at chicago, they were 70 today. tomorrow, 39. >> tale of two countries tonight. ginger zee, thank you so much. >>> and as i mentioned, this is veterans day, of course. tomorrow, the nation will observe the national holiday. at arlington national cemetery today, president obama and the first lady taking part in the time-honored tradition on this day, laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown. tonight here, so many tributes that caught our eye. so, here are two of them. one, from a veteran on a marathon. the other from a little boy, waiting for dad to come home. army veteran mike ehredt has been running a marathon every every day now for the past ten weeks. 2,10 miles. a journey that began in minnesota. >> morning, fourth day. on minnesota 53. >> reporter: and came to an end today in galveston, texas, passing through nine states. >> there's this lonely feeling coming over me. but it also made me get up and move. >> reporter: at every mile, mike stops, not to take a break or to catch his breath, but to plant a small
of milk. let's get to the news here at 30 rock in new york city. >>> we begin with general david petraeus and his sudden and unexpected resignation as director of the central intelligence agency on friday, citing an extramarital affair. kristen welker reports. >> reporter: according to a senior federal official and close friend of david petraeus, 37-year-old jill kelly complained to fbi agents about being harassed by ball la broadwell, david petraeus' biographer. a senior official says jill kelly is involved in wounded warrior fund raising in tampa. she is married. petraeus' downfall started when kelly complained to the fbi that she was receiving intimidating e-mails from broadwell. law enforcement and multiple u.s. officials tell nbc news those e-mails led to the discovery between others between general petraeus and broadwell and were indicative of an extramarital affair. >> my first reaction was disbelief. >> reporter: steven boylen is petraeus' former spokesperson. he has spoken to him twice this weekend and says his former boss is remorseful. >> he said he had an excellent job. and in
. >> reporter: in new york city, sabrina norrie and kelli space have an idea of their own, called zero bound. if students are struggling to pay debt in dollars, why not pay it through community service? they're still raising money, but once it's up and running, the company will help borrowers get donations in exchange for volunteer work. >> i thought, there's got to be a way we can get creative about this. and being involved in volunteer work, i thought, lets see if we can invest that education of students and alumni back into the community through volunteering. >> reporter: innovations like these have the support of the federal government, in a report last month, the consumer financial protection bureau said if they work, private businesses could play an important role in helping student borrowers pay down their debts. sylvia hall, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: for many people the holidays are typically a time to make charitable contributions. americans gave $200 billion to non-profits last year, and half of that came from the wealthiest americans. what influences their giving? ruben rami
the name to veterans day to honor all personnel. new york city paid tribute to the nation's veterans. a wreath laying ceremony held at eternal light monument this morning. thousand lined 5th avenue for the veterans day parade. parade organizers used the event as an opportunity to support victims of sandy, the united war veterans council, collected winter coats for people affected by the storm. veterans day observed across the country tomorrow. there will be changes to public transportation in the area. metro opens at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. but will run on a saturday schedule. off-peak fares in effect all day. track work will continue tomorrow on the orange, red and green lines. marc and vre not running tomorrow. everything back to normal by tuesday morning. >>> more than 160 passengers on an amtrak train headed to union station had to make part of the journey by bus. csx train derailed north of richmond tonight. amtrak had to stop train 66 at richmond's main street station. and transfert passengers to buses. passengers arrived at union station after 10:00 p.m. >>> hope you enjoyed the w
. and the mid-atlantic, well, today it felt like spring. a warm 66 degrees here in new york city, while parts of the west and midwest get blasted with cold-like winter, all of which is prompting people to ask yet again, what is with our crazy weather extremes? our report from our chief correspondent affairs anne thompson. >> 60 degrees as the high on friday, and then 28 degrees as the high on saturday. >> reporter: this weekend, the west went from summer to winter overnight. >> and that is winter. >> it is winter. >> reporter: today, the northeast enjoys the spring-like temperatures, still recovering from superstorm sandy, and the nor'easter that covered her debris in a record snowfall. >> this is something we've never seen before, any of the meteorologists here, for that matter. and it is something very, very unusual. >> reporter: you will get no argument from the people who have to deal with it. >> i am waiting for the locusts next. >> reporter: this region is dealing with the drought, the wildfires and the warmest on record. in 2014, there were extreme events each doing a billion in damage
climbing those long and dark stairs in red hook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority, where thousands of families are still living without heat and electricity. >> bedroom is ice cold. >> reporter: some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray. and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found mia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, i don't think i could stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what's keeping you warm. >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and soup. the red cross and other agencies are here. but families are entering their third week without power and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. we were left behind. they forgot about us. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there's no one to restore the power here, because they're poor. the local power utilities say they've done their job. the pouter is here, at the curb. but the housing authority says it
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